General Meaning: A picture of prosperity and abundance. Positive: Grapes were always used in scripture as a picture of God’s prosperity. When • the spies went into the Promised Land, they brought back a huge bunch of grapes to show the fertility of the land and its treasures. (Num 13:24) • Grapes are only as good as the soil they are grown in. If the soil is good, then the fruit will be good as well. • To dream of ripe grapes means that your spiritual life is in order and that the fruit of your spirit is good. • It also means that your feet are planted in the right place now and that the Lord is going to bless you in this land that He has given you. This can speak of your ministry or of your business and financial land. • Negative: On the other hand, sour grapes have a number of meanings. Firstly it means that what is coming out of you is not pleasant. • It means that the land that you are in right now (be it spiritual or natural) is not right and it is producing sour grapes. • Jeremiah 31:30 But every one will die for his own iniquity: every man that eats the sour grape, his teeth will be set on edge. • Although you were expecting prosperity or blessing, you are getting quite the opposite. • This is a warning dream or vision and the Lord is telling you that where you are right now in your spiritual life is not good. There is contamination present through sin. • Deuteronomy 32:32 For their vine [is] of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of Gomorrah: their grapes [are] grapes of gall, their clusters [are] bitter: • See also: Fruit, Vine, Wine.